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Sam Hill

Sam Hill

Gaming Guides Editor

Sam Hill is a journalist and the gaming guides editor at Digital Trends. He's also written tech guides for Input and has freelanced for publications like Outside Magazine, Serious Eats, the Outline, Boston Magazine, and more. Follow @samahill on Twitter for guides and terrible Rocket League clips.

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Wordle Today: Wordle answer and hints for May 8

Trying to solve the Wordle today? If you're stuck, we've got a few hints that will help you keep your Wordle streak alive.
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NYT Connections: hints and answers for Wednesday, May 8

Connections is the new puzzle game from the New York Times, and it can be quite difficult. If you need a hand with solving today's puzzle, we're here to help.
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NYT Strands: answers for Wednesday, May 8

Strands is a tricky take on the classic word search from NYT Games. If you're stuck and cannot solve today's puzzle, we've got help for you here.
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NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Wednesday, May 8

The NYT Mini crossword might be a lot smaller than a normal crossword, but it isn't easy. If you're stuck with today's crossword, we've got answers for you here.
A scene from Helldiver 2's opening cutscene.

Do you need a PSN account to play Helldivers 2?

PlayStation took a dive of its own this weekend after a new PSN account requirement was announced for Helldivers 2. It was met with massive backlash.
A player firing an assault rifle in Rust

Is Rust cross-platform?

Just waking up on the Rust island and feeling a little lost? You can play Rust with friends on different platforms, but the title isn't entirely cross-platform.
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What’s free on the Epic Games Store right now?

Did you know that you can snag a free game every week on the Epic Games Store? Here's what games are up for grabs this week.
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The Elder Scrolls 6: release date speculation, rumors, news, and more

While The Elder Scrolls 6 is in active development, you won't get to play it for quite some time. Here's everything we know about the follow-up to Skyrim.
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Fallout 5: release date speculation, rumors, and news

Ready for another Wasteland adventure? Fallout 5 isn't close to release, but we aren't completely in the dark. Here's what we know about the next Fallout game.
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All upcoming PS5 games: 2024 and beyond

There are plenty of upcoming PlayStation 5 games to look forward to, and here we highlight the system's most anticipated titles.
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All upcoming Switch games: 2024 and beyond

The Nintendo Switch is home to a superb library of games, and more are on the way. In this roundup, we'll dive into the best upcoming Switch games.
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All upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2024 and beyond

The Xbox Series X game library is set to grow a lot in 2024 and beyond. Here's every game you have to look forward to.
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All upcoming PC games: 2024 and beyond

The past year was full of great PC releases, but the coming months are looking even better. Here are some of the best upcoming PC games for 2024and beyond.
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Nintendo Switch 2: release date rumors, features we want, and more

We've been hearing rumors about the Nintendo Switch 2 for years now. Here are the improvements we think Nintendo needs to make in its next console.
A woman and a dog leaving a vault in Fallout 4.

All Fallout games in order, chronologically and by release date

Need to know where your favorite Fallout game fits in the series' timeline? Here's a list of every Fallout title by release date and chronologically.
A shot of Sims dressed in Western-style clothing, performing a line dance. One Sim in a red shirt is sitting down at a piano, playing music.

Sims 4 cheats: all cheat codes for PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5, and more

If your Sims 4 experience has been a little too tough of late, why not try inputting a cheat code to lighten your load? Here’s all of them, for every platform.
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GTA 5 cheats: codes and phone numbers PS4, PS5, Xbox, and PC

Having some trouble with Grand Theft Auto? Maybe a cheat code or two could help. Here’s a list of cheats for every platform.
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How many skins are in Fortnite?

There are way too many Fortnite skins to count — or so we thought. Here's an online tool that can give you a list of every skin in the game.
The cast of Borderlands.

All upcoming video game movies: release dates, development details, and rumors

Are video game movie adaptations the next big film trend? We hope so. Here's every video game confirmed and rumored to have a film in development.
Character running past a chocolate factory in Haunted Chocolatier.

Haunted Chocolatier: release date speculation, news, trailer, and more

Want to make chocolate in a haunted castle? The developer on Stardew Valley is working on a new game where you do just that. Here's what we know so far.

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for right now (April 2024)

From RPGs to shooters to indie hits, the list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass is massive and keeps growing. Here are the titles you should dive into first.
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How to download Twitch clips

With the new Twitch interface, it seems impossible to download your favorite clips. However, there's still a quick, easy way to download clips if you search.
Steam library.

How to change your Steam username

Have you outgrown your Steam username? If it's time for a change, you can switch up your username easily in just a few clicks on both desktop and mobile.
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How to evolve Finizen into Palafin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Trying to evolve Finizen into Palafin in Pokémon Scaret and Violet? The process is a bit tricky. Here's everything you need to know about this quirky evoltuion.
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Is Ubisoft Connect down?

If you're trying to game and having trouble connecting to Ubisoft Connect, you aren't alone. There appears to be an outage right now.
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How to tame a cat in Minecraft (and where to find them)

Adventuring and building a dream world is more fun with a feline friend. Here's our guide on how to tame a cat in Minecraft, including where you can find them.
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All Call of Duty games in order, by release date and chronologically

Call of Duty titles have been releasing annually since 2003 and covered military conflicts from 1940 to 2187. Here's what the titles look like in order.
A player in front of a massive sandworm in Dune: Awakening concept art.

Dune: Awakening will change its map every week thanks to rogue sandstorms

We learned a ton of new details on Dune: Awakening, an upcoming MMO that'll feature a whole lot of sand worms.
A Steam Collection shows a player's backlog.

How to gift games on Steam to friends, family, and anyone else

It's always a good time to give the gift of gaming! Thanks to Steam's easy-to-use gifting program, you can instantly buy games for friends. Here's how to do it.
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If you really want to, here’s how to cheat in Words With Friends

You dirty little liar. Are you considering cheating in Words With Friends? All right, well, we'll help you.
The Master Sword in Tears of the Kingdom.

The best single-player games

Single-player adventures are some of the most beloved and immersive gaming experiences out there. These are the best single-player games.
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The best Xbox Series X games for 2024

The Xbox Series X is here and already kicking off the next generation of consoles with tons of memorable games. Here are the best ones to check out for 2023.
Peter and Miles leap in the air in Marvel's Spider-Man 2.

The best PS5 games for 2024

The PlayStation 5 brings big exclusives and third-party games alike. Here are the best PlayStation 5 games to check out.
Steam library.

How to add external games to your Steam library

Steam has most PC games, but it doesn't have them all. You'll need to know how to add external games to your Steam library to have your collection in one spot.